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White finishes fifth in state

New Palestine junior Christian White won two of his three matches at Saturday’s IHSAA State Finals to place fifth in the state at 120 pounds. White dropped a 4-3 decision to Giovanni Diaz of Wheeler – the Merrillville semistate champion and the eventual third-place finisher – in his first match Saturday. White then wrestled through

White advances to final eight

New Palestine junior Christian White will medal at the IHSAA wrestling State Finals after advancing to the final eight at 120 pounds. White won his first-round match 4-1 over Delaney Ruhlman of Bloomington South. White takes a 35-4 record into the quarterfinals, which begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. White will face Giovanni Diaz of Wheeler

Champion boys basketball team falls in final HHC game

The New Palestine boys basketball team had already clinched the outright Hoosier Heritage Conference title going into Friday night, but the Dragons were unable to finish off league play on a high note, falling 79-65 to host Mt. Vernon. MV the lead for good 5-2 lead with a 3-pointer and used four first-quarter triples to take a

Weekend hoops preview: at MV, vs. Whiteland

The New Palestine boys basketball team heads into the penultimate weekend of the regular season with the Hoosier Heritage Conference title wrapped up. The Dragons want to build momentum going into the sectional in two weeks, during which they will seek to defend their title. The Dragons have won five of their last six games, including

Boys basketball falls to Connersville

The New Palestine boys basketball team saw its five-game winning streak snapped Monday with a 68-42 loss to Connersville. After falling behind 8-2, Dragons used an 8-1 run to take a 10-9 lead, but Connersville scored the last six points of the first quarter and began the second with a short burst to push its lead to

Gymnasts finish fourth at Bloomington North

The New Palestine gymnastics team placed fourth in Saturday’s nine-team Bloomington North Invitational, scoring a team total of 102.55. New Castle won with a 104.475 score. Owen Valley (103.95) was second and Bloomington North (103.075) third. Grace Shanahan placed second on floor exercise with a score of 9.6. Addie Halter was 11th (9.075). On uneven

All Teams Schedule: Week of Feb 17 – Feb 23

Feb 17 Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Connersville Sr High School CONNERSVILLE SR HIGH SCHOOL 6:00 pm | New Palestine High School Feb 17 Boys Junior Varsity Basketball vs. Connersville High School CONNERSVILLE SR HIGH SCHOOL 6:00 pm | New Palestine Feb 17 Boys Freshman Basketball vs. Connersville High School Connersville High School 6:00 pm |

White, Clevenger clinch State Finals berths

The New Palestine wrestling team will again be represented at the IHSAA State Finals, as Christian White and Richard Clevenger both clinched spots at Bankers Life Fieldhouse from Saturday’s New Castle semistate. White finished third at 120 and Clevenger fourth at 195, with the top four advancing to next weekend’s State Finals. White (34-4) advanced

Girls basketball falls in regional

The New Palestine girls basketball team put forth a solid effort, but a second-half Brownsburg run allowed the Bulldogs to pull away to a 77-52 victory over the Dragons in Saturday’s 4A Decatur Central regional. The Dragons finished their season with an 18-8 mark and their second regional appearance in three years. NP enjoyed its

Boys basketball clinches HHC title with victory

The New Palestine boys basketball team clinched a piece of the Hoosier Heritage Conference championship Friday, routing Shelbyville 89-49 for the program’s fifth straight victory. The win gives NP a 5-1 HHC record and a one-game lead in the league with one conference game to play. NP can win the title outright with a victory